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The Little Red Chairs with Edna O’Brien, Tuesday, March 29

This dinner is now full. If you would like to be added to the guest list, please contact lorna@pen.org

You are invited to a private dinner with the ‘doyenne’ of Irish literature, Edna O’Brien.

The dinner will take place on Tuesday, March 29th and will be hosted by Patricia Harty, Ellen McCourt and Mary Lou & Joe Quinlan at the Lotos Club on the Upper East Side. Please note: Cocktails will be from 6.30 p.m. dinner from 7.15 p.m.

Edna will discuss her first novel in ten years, The Little Red Chairsa book about the endless search for love, mankind’s fascination with evil, and how long, how crooked, is the road towards home.

Praise for The Little Red Chairs“A memorable work of art for our unsettled times…. [O’Brien’s] prose is as lyrically arresting as ever, her vision as astute, and as delicate. The Little Red Chairs is notable for its interweaving of the near-mythical and the urgent present, and for its unflinching exploration of the complex and lasting effects of human brutality…. At once arduous and beautiful, The Little Red Chairs marries myth and fact in a new form that journeys, as we do now, from Cloonoila to The Hague, from fairy­tale to contemporary agon.” ―Claire Messud, Financial Times

All proceeds benefit PEN American Center. See below for ticket options.

This event is made possible by Irish America magazine www.irishamerica.com

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